This time, it was just a drill. However, it is training that allows Oswego Hospital and its partners the experience to handle any sort of real-life emergency.
A public briefing was held at the Joint Operations Center in Volney to wrap up a three-day exercise to check preparedness at the James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant. Representatives from the FitzPatrick nuclear plant, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) were present at the public briefing.
The U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corp Truxtun DDG-103 Division in Oswego will hold its monthly drill May 14 and 15 at the McCrobie Building, 41 Lake St. The drill will be from 0700 (7 a.m.) May 14 until 1600 (4 p.m.) May 15.
The US Naval Sea Cadet Corp Truxtun DDG-103 Division will hold its monthly drill on Aug. 14 and 15 at the McCrobie Building, 41 Lake St.
Oswego Hospital put its chemical decontamination plan to the test during a drill observed by city, county and state officials on September 18 in front of the healthcare facility.
It might look like there are dire things going on at Oswego Hospital today, but rest assured: It’s just a drill.
The hospital holds an exercise today to test its plan for dealing with patients who become contaminated by a chemical.
The drill will take place on the 6th St. side of the hospital.
This annual exercise is designed to test the adequacy of Oswego HospitalÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s decontamination plan and the overall performance of the hospitalÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s trained responders for an incident involving chemically contaminated patients.
Oswego Hospital staff prepares for a situation they hope never happens. Approximately 50 New Vision medical students helped teach members of Oswego Hospital’s staff on Friday. They all took part in a drill to test the adequacy of the hospital’s chemical decontamination plan.
Smoke began to roll from the back of the bus over the heads of passengers. It didn’t take very long for the visibility to be reduced to near zero as people began to find their way toward the emergency exits.
While watching firefighters participating in a “Trench Rescue” drill recently, John Sawyer’s memories drifted back to the time he was severely injured in just such an incident.